TCPA Case: Consent Does Not Necessarily Mean Consent

Law360, New York (September 25, 2012, 4:56 PM EDT) -- The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois recently granted summary judgment to a plaintiff in a putative class action under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, 47 U.S.C. § 227, on the question of whether she provided express consent to receive calls from an automatic telephone dialing system, denying the defendant’s attempt to end the suit. The decision, Thrasher-Lyon v. CCS Commercial LLC, No. 11-cv-4473 (N.D. Ill. Sept. 4, 2012), adds to the growing body of law addressing what constitutes “prior express consent” under...
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